BEST OF ITALY WITH KIDS - TOUR by Asolando

  • Posted on: 1 February 2018
  • By: giulia

"Best of Italy with kids" features some of the best destinations in Italy, unique and rare experiences that will transport you into local Italian life and gives you the opportunity to share it with your children. This is the ultimate travel experience that will keep everybody in the family happy and entertained. Let us take care of the logistics so you can enjoy your vacation worry free. Limited space available.                                                                                           TOUR DATES: June 23-30, 2018COSTS AND DETAILSArrival on June 23rd with departure on June 30th, 2018.Adults - $3,625 per person / € 2.910,00Children (under the age of 14) - $1,602 per child / € 1.286,00(save $602 / 540.00€ PER COUPLE)The minimum required number of participants for this tour is 8 guests.____________________________________________________________________This tour is also available in a private format with flexible dates:Adults - $3,961 per person / € ​3.180,00Children (under the age of 14) - $1,602 per child / € 1.286,00____________________________________________________________________The cost includes:Accommodations in four star hotels:2 night stay in Venice3 night stay in Florence2 night stay in RomeTransportation:Private transportation via water taxi in VeniceHigh speed train Venice-FlorencePrivate transportation from the train station to the hotel in FlorenceHigh speed train Florence-RomePrivate transportation from the hotel to the airport in RomeTours and experiences:In Venice: Private Gondola ride, guided tour of the city, visit to the Basilica San Marco, private Venetian Mask Workshop.In Florence: Guided bike tour of the city, Fiat 500 full day rental and guided excursion, lunch in Fiesole, Chianti wine tasting, Italian cooking class with the chef.In Rome: Guided tour of the Vatican Museums and Basilica of San Pietro, guided tour of Rome on Segway.One of our travel consultant will meet you at your arrival in Venice and will always be available online/phone 24/7.PROGRAM                                                     Day 1: Arrival in VeniceArrival in Venice Airport and private transfer by water taxi to the hotel downtown Venice, San Marco.In the late afternoon, private gondola tour and dinner at a recommended traditional restaurant in the area of Rialto Bridge (dinner not included). Overnight stay in a family suite at a very nice kids-friendly hotel.Day 2: Discover Venice with smiles and laughsWe know... Venice is a wonderful city, but sometimes difficult to visit with kids. There is a lot of walking involved, the city can be very crowded and often the children get tired. With that in mind, we decided to offer something special that will entertain and involve them, so everybody in the family can have fun and relax at the same time.After breakfast at the hotel, you will meet your private guide for a cultural walking tour of the city. In the afternoon, the group will meet at a local artisan shop for a traditional Venetian Mask Workshop for the whole family. This is a very fun opportunity to learn about the history and the secrets behind the symbols of Venice.Day 3: Florence and Tuscany.. the hearth of the Italian traditionAfter breakfast at the hotel, the group will travel to Florence by high speed train and have a private transfer to the hotel from the train station. In the afternoon we offer a guided city bike tour. This is a great way to discover the city of Florence under a very unique prospective. For dinner (not included), we can suggest some good and traditional restaurants featuring local food and wines. You don’t want to miss on the traditional “Fiorentina Steak”! Overnight downtown Florence in a very nice hotel.Day 4: Vintage FIAT 500 experience. Now you are really in Italy!After breakfast at the hotel, departure from Florence on a classic vintage FIAT 500 car (A guide is included and will always be with you to show you the way). You will drive your own Fiat500 towards the panoramic Piazzale Michelangelo and continue on scenic ride up the hills to the picturesque town of Fiesole. You will then reach the heart of the Tuscan hills where you will eat at one of our favorite and traditional restaurants in the area (lunch included). After lunch the group will visit a local family run winery growing the Chianti grapes. Here you will be able to visit their cellars and their private stash of olive oil. Wine tasting included. Olive oil tasting available and definitely recommended! You will then drive back to Florence arriving no later than 3.30-4 p.m.Day 5: Florence, make traditional homemade Pasta.. and more!After breakfast at the hotel, the group will meet at the heart of Florence, very close to Piazza Santa Croce. An Italian chef will welcome you in her own house to experience an authentic Italian cooking class. This will be a very personal " hands-on" cooking class experience for both parents and children. You will learn some of the tips and tricks that make Italian cuisine so delicious. You will make homemade pasta and some typical Florentine dishes using fresh and seasonal ingredients. Aprons and recipes will be provided (aprox 2 hrs). Your cooking experience will end at the table, where you'll enjoy the food that you are your kids have made together and of course a good bottle of Chianti Classico for mom and dad!In the late afternoon, you will travel to Rome by high speed train, "Freccia Rossa", witch connects Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini in one hour an a half. Transfer from Roma Termini to the Hotel.Day 6: The magnificent RomeAfter breakfast at the hotel, you will join a guide for a shared tour of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter Church (4 hours). If you think this is too much for children, you can choose to book a private guide separately instead. In the afternoon, get all your energy for a fun and safe guided tour on Segway through the small streets of Rome, away from traffic! You will discover the town of Rome, departing from Piazza del Popolo, visiting Spanish Steps, the Roman ghetto, the Pantheon, the Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain. Small children will have the opportunity to try one too, but on a different and smaller route. This is a great way to see a lot, entertain your kids, avoid the busy transportation system and miles of walking. Overnight in Rome.Day 7: Free day for shopping. Mom is on vacation too!The last day of the tour is a great time for some family shopping! We will provide a list of the best shops for the whole family.If you wish, we can provide a personal shopper & assistant for mom and/or a baby sitter service for the children! (not included)For info and booking please contact:Asolando ~ (206) 909 6823 ~ [email protected] ~ www.asolando.com